Warczak, David J.

Rank: Sargeant First Class Awards*: 10/3/1966   Silver Star             With Great Respect – Rest In Peace: SFC David James Warczak.  His home of record was Alexandria, VA. He had over 18 years of service in…

Silver Star for Valor

The Silver Star, as established by President Woodrow Wilson during World War I, is the third-highest military combat decoration awarded exclusively for valor that can be awarded to any member of the United States Armed Forces regardless of branch of…

Awards and Medals

Listed below are links to the various medals and awards received by the men of CCS-SOG. Medal of Honor Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Silver Star for Valor Legion of Merit Bronze Star for Valor Bronze Star for Merit Purple Heart

Mousseau, Lloyd F. “Frenchy”

Nickname:  Frenchy Rank:  Staff Sergeant Awards*: 5/2/1968   Distinguished Service Cross Combat Infantryman Badge Silver Star Medal 4/22/1962    Soldier’s Medal Bronze Star Medal with Combat Valor Device Purple Heart (2 Awards) Army Good Conduct Medal (2 Awards) National Defense Service…

Mousseau DSC Mission and Citation

Mission* On May 2, 1968, Staff Sergeant Lloyd Francis “Frenchy” Mousseau served as the 1-1 or assistant team leader to LeRoy N. Wright on a special mission to find out about enemy activity in Cambodia.  According to Roy Benavidez’s book…

Wright, LeRoy N.

Rank:  Sargeant First Class Awards*: 5/2/1968     Distinguished Service Cross Bronze Star Medal (Merit) Purple Heart Army Good Conduct Medal with Silver Knot National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Combat Infantryman Badge Parachutist…

Wright DSC Mission and Citation

Mission On May 2, 1968, a B-56 Recon team lead by Sergeant First Class LeRoy N. Wright was assaulted by North Vietnamese Army (NVA) troops. According to “Compromised, Fight to the Death” written in memory of Wright’s Team, SFC Wright…

Linwood D. Martin

Rank: Sergeant First Class Awards*: 3/22/1968   Distinguished Service Cross Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device Purple Heart Army Good Conduct Medal with 3 Bronze Knots National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Combat Infantryman Badge Master Parachutist…

LMartin Distinguished Service Cross Mission

B-50 veteran 1LT Jon Potter remembers SFC Linwood D. Martin was a rarity in the Special Forces – he was a “Leg” – not airborne qualified. Martin was part of the B-50 bunch that 1LT Delbert Rasmussen took to FOB 2…

Bo Dolph Mission

21 May 1969:  The CCS Recon Team SAW, under the leadership of Sergeant Arthur N. “Bo” Dolph, with three US SF and three Yards went in from Duc Lap Mobile Launch Site (MLS) on a POW mission. Their target area was…